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Baby Cribs: What to Look for, What to Buy
in your arms, babies will spend most of
their time in a crib where
(hopefully) they’ll be fast asleep dreaming baby dreams. Because of how
time your baby will spend in a crib, you’ll want to make sure that you
secure and comfortable crib that will keep her safe when you’re out of
are so many different baby cribs to
choose, it can be hard not to become overwhelmed by
variety. Let’s take a look at the different types of cribs
available that will keep your baby smiling and content.
great for parents looking for a crib with a
long shelf-life. These cribs can be used for the duration of your
childhood. The standard crib shape can be transformed into a toddler
when your little guy or girl has outgrown the crib, and some
convertible cribs can
even be turned into day beds. It’s not impossible that your baby could
convertible crib for the majority of their childhood.
remember that if you’re planning on having
multiple children, you may want to hold on to the crib for another baby
known as fixed-side cribs or traditional
cribs, these are built with four immobile sides, so it will retain the
shape for the duration. This classic design is usually cheaper than
of cribs, but may not be the right choice if you’re look for
your nursery furniture.
you’re number one concern is space, then a mini
crib is the answer. Mini cribs offer the classic style of a regular
crib in a
smaller, compact design. Mini cribs can often be folded when not in
is great for storage and space saving.
parents hoping to furnish the baby nursery
quickly and easily, cribs sets are often the answer. These sets often
baby’s crib with another useful piece of furniture, such as a changing
baby dresser. A great choice for parents looking for a one-stop shop.
or Wood Cribs?
choice between a metal or wood crib is
completely stylistic. Metal cribs
are a great choice if you’ve given the nursery a more contemporary
while wood cribs are often better
suited to more traditional-looking rooms.
Placement and other Safety Concerns
important to consider where in the nursery
you’re going to place the baby’s crib. Make sure place it a safe
distance from curtains,
lamps or other items that your baby might be able to get their hands
cautious of cribs with multiple removable pieces or accessories that
might be able to undo or unclasp. Look for spaces or gaps that small
could get pinched in.
baby’s safety and comfort are your number one
concern, so go with a brand of crib that you trust, and if your budget
aim for a brand new crib rather than a used one.